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Brain Injuries Linked to Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

Canadian researchers have released a study revealing a link between aggressive driving and traumatic brain injuries. Those who suffered brain trauma are much more likely to exhibit road rage, which puts other motorists and pedestrians at risk. Even more… Read More

Government & Local Law Enforcement Team up for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

This April, the U.S. government has teamed up with local and state law enforcement to raise awareness about Distracted Driving Awareness Month in an effort to reduce traffic fatalities and collisions while encouraging safe driving. Distractions are anything… Read More

Three Injured After Drivers Lose Control on Niles Bridge

Two students remain in critical condition at Memorial Hospital after being injured in a car crash on Saturday night. The victims, one a junior at Notre Dame and the other a junior at Saint Mary’s, were in a Mercury sedan with a 53-year-old South Bend… Read More

Falls Linked to Increased Risk of Accidents for Older Drivers

The AAA Foundation for Safety conducted a study and found that older drivers with a history of falling have a 40 percent increased risk of being involved in a car crash. Driving often becomes risky for older adults who have experienced a fall because… Read More

Safety Measures Being Instated After Six-Year-Old Airlifted to Local Hospital

After a recent crash resulted in a six-year-old being airlifted to a nearby hospital, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is planning on installing safety features at the location of the multi-vehicle accident. The accident occurred near… Read More

Legislature Approves $800 Million to Improve Poor Roadways in Indiana

In recent news, the federal government has agreed to a two-year plan that will provide $800 million to fix Indiana's poor roadways and dangerous infrastructure. The bill was approved last week by the legislature before lawmakers adjourned for the year.… Read More

Indiana Police Cracking Down on Aggressive Driving & Drunk Driving

More than 250 Indiana law enforcement officers will take part in a statewide effort to stop aggressive driving and those driving under the influence this March. The crackdown begins on Friday, March 11 and will run until Saturday, March 27. The campaign… Read More

Poll Reveals that Drivers Admit to Texting, Speeding and Running Red Lights

A new poll by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that 87 percent of drivers engage in at least one form of reckless driving. Some of the unsafe behaviors drivers admitted to include distracted driving, speeding, not wearing a seatbelt… Read More

NHTSA Sees Spike in Traffic Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Feb. 5, 2016, that the first nine months of 2015 have shown a 9.3 percent increase in traffic fatalities. The announcement came at a summit in Sacramento, California, which was the first… Read More

Two People Injured in Accident in Cass County

A car accident in Cass County occurred on Thursday at 5:15 p.m. leaving two people seriously injured. The crash occurred at the intersection of Brownsville Street and Lewis Lake Road, southeast of Vandalia. A 22-year-old woman from Elkhart was heading… Read More